The device called Extracorporeal Liver Assist Device, or ELAD uses immortalized human liver cells.
What does ELAD stand for?
ELAD stands for Extracorporeal Liver Assist Device (artificial liver)
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- English Language Learners Advisory Committees
- English Learner Advisory Committee (California State Board of Education)
- Espace Lausannois d'Art Contemporain (French: Lausanne Space for Contemporary Art; Lausanne, Switzerland)
- Extraneous Logical and in Expression Used as Branch Condition (software fault)
- East Los Angeles Community Corporation
- Especialización en Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (Spanish: Specialization in International Cooperation for Development; degree)
- Extended Life Attitude Control System (spacecraft)
- Electronics for Actuators and Integrated Systems (Switzerland)
- English Language Acquisition Department (Arizona and Louisiana)
- Equivalent Level Annual Dividend (insurance)
- Electronic Lodgement and Delivery Service (Australia Post)
- Emacs (Editor Macros) Lisp Archive Entry (computing)
- English Language Assessment Examination
- European Loss Adjusting Expert
- Excessive Leather Accessories for Firefighters (Facebook fan page)
- E-Learning Advisory Group (UK)
- European Library Automation Group
- Enzyme-Linked, Amplicon Hybridization Assay
- Everybody Loves A Happy Ending (Tears for Fears music album)
- Export License Application and Information Network
Samples in periodicals archive:
San Diego, CA, (VTI) announced patient enrollment has begun for a randomized, controlled, multi-center, Phase 2 clinical trial that will study the Extracorporeal Liver Assist Device (ELAD) as a treatment for patients with Acute Liver Failure (ALF) under three protocols.
The ELAD Artificial Liver is an extracorporeal liver assist device designed to provide temporary hepatic replacement therapy for patients with FHF until their own liver can regenerate or sustain patients until a suitable organ becomes available.
Sheryl Orlyk, 34, a mother of 3 from suburban Chicago, Ill, was the first to use the extracorporeal liver assist device (ELAD) developed by the Vitagen Company of LaJolla, Cal.